ISBN 9789380302454,The Lilac Fairy: The One Handed Girl And Other Stories

The Lilac Fairy: The One Handed Girl And Other Stories



Readworthy Publications Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9789380302454

ISBN-10 9380302452


Number of Pages 206 Pages
Language (English)


It is almost impossible to envision what childhood would be like without the enchanting world of fairyland. Princes and princesses, flying dragons, monsters and magicians, giants and dwarfs, ogres and fairies???these are the companions who thrill youngsters of all lands and times. This book contains 24 such tales. Coming from all quarters of the world, including France, England, Germany, Denmark and Romania, the stories provide rich insight into the lives and cultures of different peoples. Narrated in clear, lively and easy to understand language, the tales are enriched with beautiful illustrations. About The Author: Andrew Lang (1844-1912), a poet, novelist and literary critic, is best known as one of the important collectors of folk and fairy tales. Educated at St. Andrews University and Balliol College, Oxford, he soon made a reputation as one of the most versatile writers of the day. Besides his twelve books of fairies, Lang has to his credit a long list of books, the important being Custom and Myth, Making of Religion, Myth, Ritual and Religion, Social Origins, The Book of Dreams and Ghosts, and Magic and Religion. Table of Contents The One-Handed Girl The Bones of Djulung The Sea King???s Gift The Raspaperbackerry Worm The Stones of Plouhinec The Castle of Kerglas The Battle of the Birds The Lady of the Fountain The Four Gifts The Groac???h of the Isle of Lok The Escape of the Mouse The Believing Husbands The Hoodie-Crow The Brownie of the Lake The Winning of Olwen